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This Country Would Want To See Money Taken From The Pentagon And Reallocated: 06/30/2022

Janine Jackson - CounterSpin

CounterSpin interview with Lindsay Koshgarian on People Over Pentagon

Raed Jarrar On Biden’S Saudi Trip, Lindsay Koshgarian On People Over Pentagon: 06/24/2022

Counterspin - FAIR

We talk about the People Over Pentagon Act of 2022 with Lindsay Koshgarian, program director of the National Priorities Project.

Only In ‘Top Gun’ Can The Military Solve All Our Problems: 06/14/2022

Lindsay Koshgarian - OtherWords

In real life, plowing money into shiny fighter jets while Americans struggle and the climate burns makes us less safe.

'People Over Pentagon' Proposal Would Take $100 Billion From Pentagon To Fund Social Programs: 06/13/2022

Jessica Corbett - Common Dreams

"The Lee-Pocan bill disproves the claim that there's not money to feed the hungry, care for the sick, cut child poverty, or protect the planet," said one proponent.

Defense Contractors Are Using Tax Dollars To Profit Off War In Ukraine: 06/07/2022

Jonathan Alan King - Truthout

Purchasing weapons and military services with taxpayer dollars has always been, and continues to be, a highly profitable endeavor for defense contractors. But it is in a real war, such as in Ukraine, that such profiteering truly thrives.

Critics Question Cost And Necessity Of America Competes Legislation: 04/22/2022

Angi Gonzalez - Spectrum News

A committee has formed to help bridge the gap between a House and Senate version of a bill aimed at improving America's competitiveness in a global economy.

Tax Day 2022: We Need To Tax The Rich — Now: 04/19/2022

Lexi McMenamin - Teen Vogue

In this op-ed for Tax Day 2022, News & Politics Editor Lexi McMenamin explains why taxing the rich is overdue.

Healthcare, Covid Response, Military Top 2021 Tax Bills: 04/18/2022

Mary Schuermann Kuhlman - Public News Service

Tax Day 2022: Where Do Texans' Federal Tax Dollars Go?: 04/18/2022

Epiphany La'Sha - Public News Service

Tax Day is here, and whether you love or loathe it often depends on if you owe money to the government.

About That $900 You Gave Pentagon Contractors: 04/13/2022

Lindsay Koshgarian - OtherWords

This tax season, I’d rather fund green jobs and disease control than jets that spontaneously combust. Wouldn’t you?